Hard Times, Hard Decisions: 7 Things Small and Midsize Charities Should Do When a Recession Looms

By Drew Lindsay With recession warnings routinely flashing, Steve Zimmerman offers a cautionary tale from the last downturn. The co-author of a book on nonprofit sustainability, the Milwaukee-based consultant says he works with a group that launched a capital campaign in 2007, before the Great Recession hit in force. Construction began in 2008, but then the stock marketRead More Hard Times, Hard Decisions: 7 Things Small and Midsize Charities Should Do When a Recession Looms

Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

By Drew Lindsay The news any given day is filled with warnings of “doom loops,” inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown. Such warnings aren’t generating much alarm or action among charities, however. ARead More Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

Alexander Haas, Inc. Marks 31 Years

Industry-Leading Team of Fundraising Experts Transform Institutions to the Tune of $2.5 Billion in 2018 ATLANTA (December 4, 2018) – Founded in 1987, Alexander Haas, Inc. celebrated its 31-year anniversary with a banner year in 2018. Named after founder and legendary fundraiser, Mrs. Leonard “Be” Haas, the firm continues to build partnerships with nonprofits thatRead More Alexander Haas, Inc. Marks 31 Years

Client Partner, Wofford College, Announces $300 Million Fundraising Campaign

In a statement released October 19, 2018, Wofford College announced the launch of the public phase of its most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of the college, “For Wofford: The Campaign for Wofford College,” with a goal of raising $300 million by October 2022.  Arthur Criscillis, Ed.D., Managing Partner at Alexander Haas, has beenRead More Client Partner, Wofford College, Announces $300 Million Fundraising Campaign

How Harvard Raised $9.6 Billion, and What Comes Next for All Campaigns

Nine … point … six … billion … dollars. Fundraisers have been rolling that figure around in their heads in the wake of Harvard University’s announcement that its most recent campaign, which concluded July 1, brought in more money than any previous drive by any institution anywhere.

3 Ways to the Most of #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday continues to grow in popularity and impact in a way your nonprofit cannot afford to miss out on. Last year alone, #GivingTuesday raised over $300 million online for charities with an average gift exceeding $120, marking a 64% growth in funds raised from 2016. This year’s #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018, kicks off what manyRead More 3 Ways to the Most of #GivingTuesday